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MDPI Manchester, in collaboration with the Manchester Metropolitan University, is organizing an author training session aiming to elucidate the scientific aspects of writing and publishing scholarly articles. The workshops will facilitate scholars in enhancing their comprehension of academic publications through exploration and cultivation. The training will be conducted by proficient academic editors from MDPI and will include the incorporation of use-case scenarios. The event will additionally demonstrate MDPI’s regional vision, featuring a round-table discussion with field-leading academics and editors, and a quiz with an opportunity to win prizes.
Date: 17 November 2023
Time: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Venue: BS 6 35, Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
|Time||Program and Content||Speakers|
|14:00-14:05||Introducing Author Training||Prof. Ali Kashif Bashir|
|14:05-14:15||MDPI’s Regional Vision||Mr. Rhys Pumphrey|
|14:15-14:45||How to Write Scientific Papers||Ms. Jaime Anderson|
|14:45-15:20||Editorial Insights: Reasons for Rejections and Responding to Peer-Reviewers||Ms. Isabel Nelson|
|15:30-16:00||A Round-Table Discussion with Academics and Editors|
|16:00-16:10||Job Opportunities and Benefits at MDPI||Ms. Jaime Anderson|
|16:10-16:30||Quiz (with prizes!)|
Mr. Rhys Pumphrey
|Mr. Rhys Pumphrey obtained his M.Eng. in materials science and engineering from the University of Manchester, UK in 2021. He joined MDPI as an Assistant Editor for the journal Materials the same year. In September 2022, he became a Section Managing Editor, and he is currently the Journal Relations Specialist for Materials.|
Ms. Jaime Anderson
|Ms. Jaime Anderson holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Manchester, UK (2018) and a Master’s degree in comparative and evolutionary psychology from the University of St Andrews, UK (2019). She joined MDPI in June 2020 as Assistant Editor and Section Managing Editor for the journal IJMS. In 2022, she joined the journal Animals, and was appointed Office Manager of the Manchester Office.|
Ms. Isabel Nelson
|Ms. Isabel Nelson obtained her M.Sc. in environmental monitoring, modelling and reconstruction from the University of Manchester, UK in 2020. With an interest in environmental and public health, she joined MDPI as an Assistant Editor for the journal Healthcare in 2021. Since October 2022, she has worked towards becoming a Section Managing Editor, whilst acting as the Journal Relations Specialist for Healthcare.|